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European Council meeting of 20 – 21 October 2022

After the Covid pandemic, which is actually not quite over yet, Europe has much worse cats to flog. With what is going on in the North of Europe, no wonder a lot of time is recently spent on that very … Continue reading

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The New Imperialist Structure

Originally posted on Mr. Rows Namoura Coffee:
Contemporary capitalism is a capitalism of generalized monopolies. What I mean by that is that monopolies no longer form islands (important as they may be) in an ocean of corporations that are not…

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Will the Russian War in Ukraine reset World diplomacy?

Originally posted on But what does Richard Kemp think?:
President Zelensky has now established the ‘gold standard’ for political leadership of this generation. Compare him a former comedian turned statesman with the half basked comedian who is our Prime Minister…

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De Globaliserings-paradox.

Originally posted on Quo Vadis:
“Een overheid bestuurd door georganiseerd kapitaal is even gevaarlijk als een overheid bestuurd door georganiseerde misdaad”.? Franklin Delano Roosevelt. ? De Globaliserings-paradox. Waarom mondiale vrijhandel, de natiestaat en democratie niet samengaan. Door Dani Rodrik, hoogleraar…

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The world on the very brink of conflict

In the years that Trump was president of the United States there were moments that lots of people looked very cautious about what that man would do in his rashness. After the Cold War the threat of war did not … Continue reading

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How to look back at Cop26

Negotiations at a repetitious summit looking for long-term solutions After a fortnight of negotiations which began with 120 world leaders attending the UN Glasgow summit, several richer countries did show once more that economic gain is more important for them … Continue reading

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How will China ease policy in response to the power cuts and Evergrande?

Originally posted on Notayesmanseconomics's Blog:
2021 was not supposed to be like this. The narrative for 2021 was that the Chinese economy would pick up strongly after the Covid-19 pandemic and be a leading indicator for the rest of…

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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ISIS on the rise again as US troops are sent home

Since the American troups are leaving Iraq and Afghanistan all seems to come back to older times, with Islamic terrorist groups willing to have all the power again. Regrouping Islamist groups ISIS is starting to regroup and claim its terrorist … Continue reading

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